Current Issues

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan Board of Directors may refer matters for further consideration and analysis to one of its six policy committees, which report back to the Board of Directors and general assembly with recommendations. Each policy committee includes representation from Directors, Representatives, and Associate Member organizations.

 

Under the guidance of the APAS Board and supported by staff, these policy committees tackle the issues affecting Saskatchewan agriculture and rural communities. Click below to find out more about what each committee is working on, and to read some of APAS' submissions on various issues.

Resolutions

Click here to search a database of APAS' resolutions from the last several years...

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Crops and Transportation

  • Bill C-49
  • Generic Input Product Registration 
  • Clubroot
  • Grain Handling
  • Grain Contracts

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Economics and Trade

  • Business Risk Management Review
  • Farm inputs 
  • Taxation 

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Livestock

  • Risk Management 
  • Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure
  • Right to Farm 
  • Market competition
  • Processing sector ‚Äč

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Land and Environment

  • Federal and provincial climate change policy
  • Land access and biosecurity  
  • Water management,  conservation and  development
  • Surface Rights and Orphan Wells 
  • Ecological Goods and Services 

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Rural Life 

  • Public Trust
  • Broadband Internet 
  • Temporary Foreign      Worker program 
  • Ag Training Certification
  • Health and Education      Services 

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Young Agricultural Producers

  • Tax and succession      planning 
  • Risk Management programs for beginning   producers 
  • Access to land and      capital

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APAS Policy Manual

The APAS Policy Manual is a summary of the resolutions passed since 2010.

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Release: APAS launches COVID-19 farm survey

APAS is monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on Saskatchewan farmers through an online survey. The survey was launched on March 24 and will be updated each week. Agricultural producers in Saskatchewan are asked to complete the survey on a weekly basis as the situation evolves.    Read the press release here.    Take the survey now. 

COVID-19 Bulletin (March 25)

On March 25, APAS released the first in a series of information bulletins to help APAS members stay up to date on important agricultural issues related to COVID-19.   The situation continues to evolve rapidly. To ensure that you receive the most current regional information related to COVID-19 and agriculture, please subscribe to the bulletin and share it with your contacts.   Read…

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